The Program Coordinating Board (PCB) at UNAIDS meets twice a year to discuss the progress achieved by the UN family and the states with regard to HIV/AIDS, main issues and challenges and to shape international agenda. On December 17-19 2013, there will be a special thematic segment on youth living with HIV and youth from key affected populations (that includes people who use drugs, sex workers, MSM and migrants).

Young people interested in the topic and organizations that focus on adolescents and youth who use drugs, sex workers or MSM can apply to participate to this meeting in Geneva to speak on behalf of his/her community. Some level of English is required, though the statement can be done in one of the six UN languages.

If you are interested in applying, please send a cover letter (up to 2 pages), brief bio or C.V. and one recommendation letter to Dasha Ocheret (dasha@harm-reduction.org) by August 31.

Keep up-to-date with drug policy developments by subscribing to the IDPC Monthly Alert.